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Phillip Borsos

Highest Rated: 100% The Grey Fox (1982)

Lowest Rated: 47% One Magic Christmas (1985)

Birthday: May 5, 1953

Birthplace: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

This Canadian director, best-known for his feature debut "The Grey Fox," was branching out to screenwriting as well when struck down by leukemia at the age of 41 in 1995. Borsos already had a reputation for directing TV commercials and theatrical shorts in Vancouver, having been nominated for an Oscar for his 1980 short "Nails." His feature debut took everyone by surprise: "The Grey Fox," the story of real-life 19th century train robber Bill Miner, was a low-budget but warm-hearted, big-as-all-outdoors tale that not only made a star of Richard Farnsworth, but also utilized the Washington state exteriors to great effect.



57% 53% Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog Director,
$10.4M 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Bethune Director - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bethune: The Making of a Hero Director - 1990
60% 31% The Mean Season Director - 1985
47% 69% One Magic Christmas Director $12.4M 1985
100% 77% The Grey Fox Director - 1982